Your Internet Usage has A carbon Footprint

Your Internet Usage has A carbon Footprint

Your internet usage has a carbon footprint. This means that how you live Online has an impact on how you live Offline. Seems everything we do has a carbon footprint. So we are required to calculate our carbon footprint and embrace ways to reduce it. Or keep it as low as possible.

What is the internet’s carbon footprint?

You may tend to think about how this is possible. After all, its just internet. The movies, tv shows, emails, songs, etc. How does that emit greenhouses gases?

Internet’s carbon footprint is contributed by work behind the scenes. The servers that make it possible for you to get the end product. These serves are powered by various types of energy which is mostly not clean. And they run 24/7.

After all, no one likes internet outages. Or else we will shower the internet providers customer cares with all the mean words we have in our heads.

Some of the contributors to carbon footprint in internet usage

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3 thoughts on “Your Internet Usage has A carbon Footprint

  1. Very informative. I remember back in the days of black and white TV the epilogue came on about 11pm and then everything went off until the next day. Now it goes on all night and with dozens of stations. We now have many shops open for twenty four hours a day and they only close on Sundays because they are forced to do so. I’m not religious but it’s time we closed down on Sundays.

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